Padouk/Paduk is characterized by its coral red colour that changes with time in a soft silver-grey colour. This wood species grows mainly in Central and West Africa. Padouk is a very stable type of wood that hardly distorts after it has been placed. However, Padouk also achieves outstanding points on sustainability. The wood type belongs to the durability class 1-2.
After 25 years, the wood is still in perfect condition. The workability of this type of wood is good, both with machines and by hand. The surface finish is also good with solvent-based paint. For people who are looking for an exclusive type of hardwood for their façade cladding, they will not be disappointed with Padouk.